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Take Part in National Family Volunteer Day

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., and Jolene Roehlkepartain, authors of Doing Good Together On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, families across the country volunteer in ways that are meaningful and make a difference. This year, National Family Volunteer Day is November 22. … Continue reading

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Water and Energy: A Critical Combo

by Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., coauthor of Make a Splash! and Going Blue! This year, World Water Day has a most important theme: Water and Energy. Do these two topics belong together? Absolutely! Along with commercial agriculture, thermoelectric energy generation … Continue reading

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Ideas and Resources for Earth Day 2013

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning, and coauthor of Going Blue and Make a Splash! Earth Day 2013 is April 22, and it has a compelling theme: Climate Change. What an outstanding opportunity to … Continue reading

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A Valentine to Mother Earth

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning and coauthor of Make a Splash! and Going Blue Thank you. Truly. The poet says, How do I love thee? Let me count the ways . . … Continue reading

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Remembering Jean Craighead George

by Judy Molland Getting children out into nature has become an overriding passion for many of us in these days of rising childhood obesity rates and the increasing reliance of young people on their electronic devices. For Jean Craighead George, … Continue reading

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